Community Rallies for Lehman Township Business

LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A Luzerne County family is fighting to keep their business alive after Lehman township officials say their business is in violation of a zoning ordinance, but the owners of the local winery disagree.

The owners of Pisano Family Wines say they aren’t in violation of the zoning ordinance and have a lot of questions about why a notice was given.

“It’s like, what are we going to do? This is our livelihood. This is our primary income, and we put everything into it,” says co-owner of Pisano Family Wines, Allison Pisano.

Off of Route 29, in Lehman Township, sits Pisano Family Wines, which has been open since March of 2019. It was the Pisano family’s dream come true— until this August when the family-owned business received a notice of violation from the Lehman Township Zoning Office.

“Just really confused and hurt being that the Township approved for us to do this, and that…

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